Friday, February 18, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 18, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Texas Tye Preston Library to mark sixth birthday with open house Tye Preston Memorial Library will become a bouncing sixyearold To celebrate the Friends of the Library will host an open house and reception at the library on FM 2673 in Sattler from 25 The party will serve several Librarian Louise Jernigan Five new sections of library recently completed by Roger Gregston and his crew of volunteer will be exhibited to library So once more the rapidlyexpanding library has plenty of space for new Guests of honor at the celebration will be the librarys 13 present volunteer workers and the 37 lifetime members of Friends of the President of the Friends is Nelda Special recognition will be given to new officers of the Pilot which was the librarys founder and steady contributor Tye Preston Library opened on May as the Pilot Club Community and was housed in a temporary cottage in In the cottage was sold and the librarys books were put in Land was donated by Harrison Preston for a library and a permanent building was built and dedicated on By late the library was bulging at the with almost So a fundraising drive for a new annex was On the library became part of the Texas Library with a librarian approved by the Texas State Board of Library In December construction began on the which was dedicated on Tower planning bid for new Senate term John Tower will run again WASHINGTON AP John Tower has all but officially declared his intention to seek reelection in 1984 and predicted hell be the number one target of liberal political Hell also be the target of New Braunfelser Bob former congressman and ambassadorat large to who has not yet announced his has given indications he would seek a rematch against Tower in Im doing a lot of things that would make it appear that I am going to run Tower said at a news conference on The Texas Republican said he would not make a formal an nouncement until somewhat later in the year or early next But I would call your attention to the track shoes Im Tower told who also has not made an official has made no secret of his Bob definitely will his Nina said who ran for the Senate after representing the 21st Congressional District for four lost by a few thousand votes out of over two million In a recent fundraising letter to See Page 16 New Jlrarln Braunfcls New Texas 92 35 Zeitung 16 Pages FRIDAY February 25 cents USPS 377880 Libya threatens clash with Ken Thayers dinosaur now bones and for politicians A skeleton crew Staff photo hy Sandra Jackson By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Libyan strongman Moammar Khadafy has threatened military action if Libya is pushed too far by naval maneuvers that might extend into Mediterranean waters claimed by his He said the Gulf of Sidra will be turned into a red gulf of blood if the aircraft carrier Nimitz and its battle group move too far into the disputed waters in the southern Mediterranean off Libyas north We will not permit America or any foreign state to enter the Gulf of Sidra or any other part of Libyan Khadafy said Thursday in a speech to his The Libyan people are ready to fight to defend their their water and President Reagan has said there are no plans to engage forces in the region even if Libya with its neighbor But Reagan did say American troops are authorized to defend themselves if fired In August two jetfighters from the Dinosaur bones found with tracks at lake By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer A dinosaur graveyard has been found on the Ken Thayer property between Sattler and the same property where scientists eight months ago found more than 500 footprints made by the gigantic The discovery was confirmed by Carl paleoanthropologist and president of International Baptist College in Crystal Baugh says this is the first time in paleontological research that skeletal remains have been found adjacent to dinosaur Products of his recent digging are bones without a said He thinks the bones may have belonged to a diplodocus He estimates its length to have been 42 though the species was known to grow as long as 90 Baugh is head of a team of 20 certified 12 of them who have been working in Texas for the past 11 They are creation involved in substantiating the Biblical record which claims the direct creation of humans by Baugh estimates the age of the dinosaur bones at approximately He believes the animals died during the great flood of as recorded in the book of We have identified fossil remains in six different strata levels below the This indicates that a tidal effect caught these he Scientists espousing the theory of evolution that man evolved from lower forms of life have estimated that dinousaurs became extinct millions of years The fact that all the bones are intact indicates that the animals and that the bones settled as soft parts of the body These are the best fossil specimens intact that Ive seen so said Another phenomenon noted at this site is a set of marks that appear to be cartwheel This is a tentative said But if the marks are wheel he feels they may have been made at the same time as the In some the wheels appear to have rolled over the In the prints ob scure the We are certain that man lived in a superior form before this time and that he was capable of building an which took considerable engineering Baugh His team has spent two days running samples through and Baugh says he has ruled out all natural processes and biological forms that could have made such The paleoanthropologist first came to the Canyon Lake area in June when the dinosaur footprints were found on the Thayer The prints were verified by Juan head of the Department of Vertebrate Paleontology at the University of I was very excited about the first but I have been more excited about finding this dinosaur said To our this is only the third large graveyard that has been Baugh admits his theories are being challenged by scientists who profess the theory of Thats all right with his team simply contends that the creationist theory viable Were very happy for any scientist to come examine he Creation is the only bottom line conclusion we can espouse according to the and it should be taught in public schools along with In his its not possible that these skeletal formations could have been caused by That would be like a whirlwind forming a he The Thayers and International Baptist College hope to establish a museum supporting creationist evidence at the site of this The building to be erected will be a replica of Noahs Baugh He said that details on a lease See Page 16 Inside Todays Weather Comal forecast calls for sunny and mild and fair tonight and Winds will be from the southwest near 10 and light The extended forecast calls for fair and cooler then partly cloudy arid warmer Monday and Sunset will be at 6 and sunrise Saturday will be at Rangerettes Lose The Smiihsbm Valley in their first basketball playoff game irj the schools put iip a game effort against the taller Sweeny Bulldogs Thursday But it wasnt as Bulldogs romped to a 5328 Page 6 Arts Encounter Comal Countians wanting a close encounter of the cultural kind should check out Arts En counter III at the Civic Center The annual event will include a variety of musical performances and a performance of Circle Arts Theatres Windows Are Only Solid It begins at Page CLASSIFIED 1015 COMICS 8 CROSSWORD 8 DEARABBY 2 DEATHS 2 ENTERTAINMENT 9 2 REUGOUS FOCUS 5 SPORTS i 67 STOCKS 1fi WEATHER 2 County mulling choice of jail architects By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer After weeks of interviewing numerous architectural firms from around the Commissioners Court is about to make a As of press time the court was discussing hiring of a firm to work on the countys plans to build a new criminal justice According to a yettobe approved set tlement in a federal lawsuit brought against the county by a former a new jail should be completed no later than But this settlement still needs the ap proval of a federal court A public hearing to discuss the settlement is set for 24 in District Court in San Commissioners Court is as if the settlement and the deadlines outlined within will be The court appointed an 11member citizens jail site selection committee to review possible sites for the new facility and recommend three or four to the This committee has named 18 possible county but is witholding making any final decisions until until its met with whatever architects the court In the initial planning stages for the new the Austin architectural firm of Holt Fatter and Scott was employed by the This group completed a demograhpic study of the area that will be used in planning the size of the new The court paid for this Commissioners interviewed HoltFatter and along with more than half a dozen as a prospective architectural firm to work on the jail This same firm later offered to work for the county along with an associate firm on the jail if the county The associate agreement will be for the purpose of utilizing the jail planning ex perience for an associate architect during the schematic design and design HoltFatter and Scott said in a letter to County Judge Fred This was precisely the kind of arrangement which was utilized by the design and concept of the recently completed million Austin police the letter The two possible associates suggested by the Austin firm was Dailey and also of and Chris DeStpahono of Both firms were also interviewed by Commissioners This type of according to HFS would cost no greater than hiring a single The compensation paid to the associate firms should the county con sider such an arrangemeent would be paid by according to HFSs The compensation for the associate firm would then be negotiated by the firm Total compensation paid to HoltFatter and Scott would not exceed 7 percent of the projects total construction costs and would provide for basic architectural and engineer Nimitz shot down a pair of Libyan planes after being fired on while conducting war games over the The Nimitz and its battle groupjust completed another set of maneuvers in the the official Soviet news agency Tass denounced the naval movements as a dangerous provocation a continuation of the antiLibyan Tass said the Pentagons provocative militarist fuss was intended to establish undivided rule of imperialism in the region through military undisguised blackmail and in his Entering Sidra is an invasion of Libyan people want to lie as free people and wont accept foreign The Gulf of Sidra will turn into a red gulf of blood if anyone tries to sail through it by Some of the waters claimed by Libya 100 miles from its The United States recognizes a three mile See Page 16 Couple jailed police recover stolen items ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer A local couple was jailed this charged with possession of stolen police are wondering what to do with the goods they have Anyone whos missing a videocassette stereo equipment or miscellaneous hard ware might want to check the list Stolen items can be reclaimed Saturday at the station between 10 and 2 Thats the only time people will be able to come look at the said detective Juan The station is located at 111 Garden Terry and Elsa Ulloa of 2870 Pecan were arrested on a warrant Thursday and brought before County CourtatLaw Judge Ron In addition to the stolengoods the couple was charged with felony possession of Zipp set bond at for and for his In addition to the police found a roomful of what they suspect is stolen There was a brown leather Presto brand briefcase with a combination containing assorted papers and maps and a Sears exercise yellow with a black Police also discovered a Triumph model with a black case and handle and a Simpson brand handiscope in a grey model number A 58inch number was along with four M10 huntingtype So were a pair of All American bolt with red handles and black A Magnavox video recorder and tuner set was marked with the serial number The videocassette recorder was model number The programmable video tuner was of model number Authorities also found a Hitachi color video model The serial number on that one is A Pioneer cassette deck model CT4 and stereo receiver model SX4 were paired as a Their respective serial numbers are BG3629537 and Also on hold at the police station are two sets of a pair of walnutfinish model 1230s and a pair of black Realistics Two color television sets and two black and One of the color sets is a General Electric The other is a Sylvania 19inch table with walnut Its serial number is 85 One of the black and white sets is also a with a walnut case and broken glass on the See Page 16